Writing in Whangarei

Estuarine Fogs

by Martin Porter

“These chill humors seep through our capillaries”
– Annie Dillard (Pilgrim at Tinker Creek)

Estuarine fogs
Are more bitter than
Betrayed lovers
As they seep through
The flesh
With a bone
Cracking chill
That sucks at
The marrow.

© Martin Porter 2011

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